Mount Rushmore

AP® U.S. History

Instructor

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Kenneth Tucker

Kenneth Tucker has taught AP U.S. History for thirteen years. He is an AP Reader, APSI Consultant, and serves on the College Board’s Consultant Advisory Panel and APAC Steering Committee. Mr. Tucker and a former student were selected to participate in the 2013 NHD Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom Institute, with their research featured on the National WWII Museum website, ABMC Normandy Cemetery App, and GPTV’s “On the Story.” He was also selected to attend the 2011 Gilder Lehrman Stanford Institute on the Great Depression and World War II. In addition, he has presented on the issues of vertical teams and access and equity for low SES students at the AP National Conference and College Board’s Access and Equity Conference, and currently serves on several comprehensive school and county level reform committees. Mr. Tucker earned B.S. and M.Ed. degrees in History and Secondary Education at Florida A&M University, and an Ed.S. in Educational Leadership at Columbus State University. He was a Gilder Lehrman National History Teacher of the Year nominee for 2017-2018, awarded the Mary Brown Tinkham Chapter Colonial Dames 17th Century Outstanding History Teacher in 2014, Rockdale County High School Teacher of the Year in 2013-2014, Veterans of Foreign Wars Teacher of the Year in 2013, and is a three-time Rockdale County Public Schools Honor Teacher.